OHHHHHHH yes Friday the 13th is unlucky for some and the Tallaght RFC AGM is opening the floor to all our members to elect the next committee and to agree any changes that you would like to see.

If any member would like to go forward to one of the most sought after positions please make your intentions known to the Tallaght President.

As you ​may be aware our Clubs AGM will take place on

Fridaythe 13th of May​ 2016

in the

​Kiltipper Inn​

Pub at 7:30 pm

I would encourage all members seeking appointment to make their intentions known as soon as possible, we will send out a “hustings” mail to all members both house and playing on


the 9th of

​May 2015

This will allow all perspective candidates to canvass members who will not be in a position to attend on the night but who wish to cast their vote via email and/or proxy. If you want to be included in the hustings mail, please complete a biography of yourself and why you are seeking to be elected, the length, and style of you mail is up to you (please forward them on to tallaghtrfcpresident@gmail.com so that they can be sent out on time, preferable in word format).

Proxy and Email voting: members who will not be able to attend on the night can cast their votes via email, or by proxy (i.e. asking someone to vote on their behalf in good faith using their own discretion).

​​Notification of proxy vote must be forwarded to Ken Kinsella tallaghtrfcpresident@gmail.com andone other member of the current committee (email addresses listed at the bottom of this mail) before 3pm onMonday​ the ​9th of ​May​.

Membership: Only fully paid up members can vote or propose/second anything at the AGM (must also be over 18)

Nominations: Must be sent to the President before the AGM. members should make there intentions known before 3pm onMonday​ the ​9th of ​May​.


Club captain to be picked by the players

Fixtures Secretary (has traditionally been appointed by DoR but has always requested a volunteer from the members at the AGM, again unless there are any objections lets keep it consistent)

The position of Child welfare officer should be independent of the club and the child welfare officer must act without interference from the club, s/he reports to the IRFU child welfare officer and (if necessary) An Garda Sáochána.

Management committee:

3 protected positions are:

H​on. Secretary

*​nominees must have spent 2 years as officers of the club​. This can be at any level, I.e. finance committee, social committee, captain, youth committee member .etc..

​Annually elected position are;

Director of Rugby
Public Relations Officer
Youth Development Officer
Women’s Development Officer
Facilities Manager

Policies (motions): Should be notified (but do not have to be) to the secretary before the AGM. Passed by a simple majority 50%+1 the President has the casting vote
Constitutional changes: Must be notified to the secretary at least 7 days before the AGM. Like the elections for pope must have an abundant majority 75%+1 again the President has the casting vote.
contact email addresses:

tallaghtrfcpresident@gmail.com – Ken Kinsella

brendanrudd07@eircom.net ​- Brendan Rudd​

tallaghtrfctresurer@gmail.com ​- Lisa Maguire​

tallaghtrfcpro@gmail.com – currently unfilled

tallaghtrfcydo@gmail.com – Phil Preston

tallaghtrfcwdo@gmail.comMartina Fitzpatrick

tallaghtrfcdor@gmail.com​ ​- Luke Tyrrell

tallaghttigers@yahoo.ie​ – Brian Tyrrell ​

Warm Regards,

Ken Kinsella

President,Tallaght Rugby Club

Ph 085-140-3555